Seminole County school board member absent from latest meetings

Jeffrey Bauer hasn't attended meetings since February 2017

SANFORD, Fla. - A Seminole County school board member who hasn't attended a meeting in nearly a year and requested to participate in a meeting via telephone didn't attend either meeting on Tuesday.

Jeffrey Bauer hasn't attended a school board meeting since February 2017, citing health reasons for his absence.

The district's superintendent said Bauer recently contacted him and requested to participate in meetings by telephone.

Bauer was expected to join the meeting over the phone during Tuesday's meeting, which was set for 5:30 p.m. News 6 has learned he did not phone in for the 1 p.m. work session or the board meeting at 5:30 p.m. Tuesday.

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